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Law Society welcomes u-turn on probate fees hike

2019-10-14T10:22:00+01:00

On 12 October, Justice Secretary Robert Buckland announced that the proposals to increase probate fees will be withdrawn. The news was welcomed by the Law Society of England and Wales, which ran a campaign to stop the fee hike

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Deputyship fee refund scheme launched

2019-10-10T09:34:00+01:00

On 4 October 2019, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) launched a scheme to refund those who may have paid more than they should for deputyship fees.

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Court of Protection mediation pilot

2019-10-10T08:57:00+01:00

A nationwide mediation pilot was launched on 1 October 2019, to evaluate the impact of mediation on Court of Protection proceedings.

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Library FAQ: trusts for 18 to 25-year-olds

2019-10-08T10:37:00+01:00

The Law Society Library explains where to find details of precedents for age 18 to 25 trusts, also known as section 71D trusts.

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